Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Monopoly Quotes from famous authors such as China Mieville, Sukarno, Steven Wright, Laura Ingraham, Joshua Oppenheimer. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
But I do think it’s important to remember that writers do not have a monopoly of wisdom on their books. They can be wrong about their own books, they can often learn about their own books.
The principle of building an economy without foreign monopoly capital has become a principle which, for us, is no longer subject to amendment.
I think it’s wrong that only one company makes the game Monopoly.
Incredible that liberals aren’t more concerned about the monopoly of information in South Dakota.
You see, ‘The Look of Silence’ is the first film ever made where survivors confront perpetrators who still hold a monopoly on power. It’s normally never done because it is too dangerous.
I’m very happy to say goodbye to the three-button suits. I hate three-button suits. Some people can pull them off, but they’re legitimately really, really skinny. Unfortunately, the only people who actually wear them are, like, Mr. Monopoly, and people like that.
Businessmen are not in business to lose customers, and schools do not exist to free their clients from the agencies of mass persuasion. School and media possess a productive monopoly upon the imagination of a child.
And for far too long, the Democrats have had a monopoly on black votes in this country.
For the first time in our history, ideology and theology hold a monopoly of power in Washington.
Those in the west who dismiss the repressiveness of laws against women in countries like Iran, no matter how benign their intentions, present a condescending view not just of the religion but also of women living in Muslim majority countries, as if the desire for choice and happiness is the monopoly of women in the west.
People, who accused me of practising a monopoly were wrong. The media fuelled rumours about my ‘monopoly.’ The first question I was always asked during interviews was about my supposed monopoly.
Educated women armed with computers have defeated extremists by denying them a monopoly to define cultural identity and interpret religious texts. No extremist can say that women are inferior to men without being made a laughingstock on Al Jazeera. Islam insisted on equality between everyone.
I lost many literary battles the day I read ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God.’ I had to concede that occasionally aphorisms have their power. I had to give up the idea that Keats had a monopoly on the lyrical.
Because of the failure of the federal government to enforce federal law, we now have ‘banks too big to fail,’ unregulated Internet monopoly, and the evisceration of a dispersed and independent media.
With Bitcoin, no one has a monopoly of information.
No single race has a monopoly on racism.
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
In the 1920s, Wall Street was a world that was really dominated by professional speculators and stock pools. These people had a monopoly over information.
When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency, and there are only a handful in each community, it’s picking the winners in the competition.
A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of monopoly in the means of production.
I’d say I’m a true conservative. Liberals have got a monopoly on protecting the environment, or all the cool technology, and I don’t think we should cede that territory.
I’m not a massive spender. I look at the bank balance building, but it just looks like Monopoly money, really.
Look at Ayatollah Khomeini’s revolution and the slogans that they used: anti-imperialism; anti-colonialism; the struggle of the have-nots against the haves; the state monopoly over economy, which was very much patterned after the Soviet Union. All of these things did not come out of Islam. Islam is not that developed.
Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters do not have a monopoly on principle.
Of course, Americans have no monopoly of patriotic enthusiasm and good faith.
I don’t know which other actor has done as many hot scenes as I have. I pretty much have the monopoly in the bed scene market in Bollywood.
They demanded a monopoly of the coasting trade, in order to get higher freights than they could get in open competition with the carriers of the world.
There is an insuperable problem about introducing immigrants to British values. There are no British values. Nor are there any Serbian or Peruvian values. No nation has a monopoly on fairness and decency, justice and humanity.
I don’t know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me.
For we, too, have our ideals, even if we differ from those who have tried to establish a monopoly of idealism.
I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission. I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power. I had introduced a few civil rights bills.
Our public school system is our country’s biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money.
I’m writing a book called ‘The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus’ about the maths of Christmas: how to set up a secret Santa so it’s totally fair; how to decorate your tree mathematically; how to win at Monopoly.
We have a history in South Africa of an entrenched white monopoly capital.
Comedians don’t have a monopoly on suffering. But creative people are sometimes fortunate enough to be able to incorporate their most traumatic experiences into their art.
Well before September 11, it was understood that with modern technology, the rich and powerful will lose their near monopoly of the means of violence and can expect to suffer atrocities on home soil.
Domination and monopoly is the name of the game in the web marketplace.
India made a big mistake by signing up to TRIPS. With a population of 1.3 billion, India can’t afford a monopoly in healthcare. Monopolies lead to higher prices and we can’t allow them in a country like India with so much poverty and misery. It was like signing our own death warrant.
Monopolists always defend their monopolies by arguing that competition is wasteful. When the railroad barons completed their monopoly, they argued it would be wasteful to have competing rail lines, AT&T said the same thing. But today, the size and scope of these monopolies is different.
I maintain that the existing corn laws are bad, because they have given a monopoly of food to the landed interest over every other class and over every other interest in the kingdom.
I don’t believe any more that WBC has a monopoly on truth.
A moral monopoly is the antithesis of a marketplace of ideas.
WWE is basically scooping up all the talent and making it really difficult. They say they want competition and like competition, but I don’t believe that. They are trying to make this a monopoly.
If the auto companies were free agents, they would act to break the fuel monopoly that is so damaging to their own interests and those of their customers. But they are not, and so they won’t.
The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly – in any other sense than a man’s house is a monopoly.
Being a ‘monopoly’ is not illegal, nor is trying to best one’s competitors through lower prices, better customer service, greater efficiency, or more rapid innovation.
But I’m a big believer that government does not have a monopoly on good ideas.
At one time, the Left had a monopoly not merely of the media and academia, but also of the world of policy think tanks.
As a scientist and successful businessman, I understand that no one has a monopoly on good ideas.
We don’t have a monopoly. We have market share. There’s a difference.
The active fighters can’t speak up or they will be fired. Because this monopoly doesn’t allow for a free market. We have to free the fighters so they can fight wherever they want.
I thought Microsoft did a lot of things that were good and right building parts of the browser into the operating system. Then I thought it out and came up with reasons why it was a monopoly.
Probably Hobbes got it right when he said that a leviathan, a third party with a monopoly on the use of legitimate use of force in a territory, might be among the biggest violence reduction techniques ever invented.
I remember, often, when you tell people you’re doing a book about board games, they think you’re totally nuts. And that might be warranted. But I feel like if we can’t get the story of Monopoly right… what hope is there for anything else?
No civilisation can claim to have a monopoly on universal values and no one can claim to be always faithful to his own values.
The scientific and scholarly community is marked by the belief that the truth is to be found in all; none can claim it as their monopoly.
Some sectors have a monopoly position, and football certainly does. If I am dissatisfied with my football club’s facilities or the players on the pitch, I’m not about to go and purchase my season ticket from the club down the road. That loyalty should be treasured and not taken for granted.
The economy is governed through cartel agreements and monopoly. The attorney general is the one who’s controlling funds. There is no free business in Georgia.
Before the monopoly should be permitted, there must be reason to believe it will do some good – for society, and not just for monopoly holders.
I think the touchstone is to give consumers a full, fair choice without the power of a monopoly operating system pushing them in a direction that free competition might or might not achieve.
The East India Company established a monopoly over the production of opium, shortly after taking over Bengal.
Monopoly may also end in tears, but its tensions are cruder, lacking the infinitely subtle shadings of irritation and acrimony provided by Scrabble.
If you patent a discovery which is unique, say a human gene or even just one particular function of a human gene, then you are actually creating a monopoly, and that’s not the purpose of the world of patents.
There is no monopoly on becoming a millionaire. If you’re jealous of those with more money, don’t just sit there and complain – do something to make more money yourself.
While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions.
I began playing Monopoly for real when I was 26 years old. Today, my wife and I have approximately 1,400 little green houses – each paying us monthly. You do not have to be a rocket scientist or have a Harvard degree to play Monopoly for real.
I’m not suggesting that social scientists stop teaching and investigating classic topics like monopoly power, racial profiling and health inequality. But everyone knows that monopoly power is bad for markets, that people are racially biased and that illness is unequally distributed by social class.
Monopoly controls have been the exception in free societies; they have been the rule in closed societies.
Well I think I’m of the view that Fox has a monopoly position… I think Fox has tremendous power from that point of view, but there’s also the sense of fearing their audience.
The world’s most competitive man, my dad. Wouldn’t let us win at Monopoly… he wouldn’t cut any slack for his children. My sister’s also very, very competitive but she is more concerned than I am with being liked. So she hides it away. I try to make my competitiveness part of my charm.
Americans must outgrow the unbecoming arrogance that leads us to assert that America somehow owns a monopoly on goodness and truth – a belief that leads some to view the world as but a stage on which to play out the great historical drama: the United States of America versus the Powers of Evil.
It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused their monopoly of legal knowledge; and at all events their exclusive possession of the law was a formidable impediment to the success of those popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.
Public education grants secular worldviews an exclusive monopoly in the classroom.
I think video games are a great kind of entertainment. They have replaced a lot of games people normally play with their friends and neighbours, like Monopoly.
God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.
To ensure fair competition, there must be effective controls on currency manipulation, and monopoly pricing needs to be outlawed on such items as intellectual property, especially pharmaceuticals.
I do not believe that any particular religion has any monopoly on salvation.
Things are expensive, very expensive in Israel for many reasons. One of the reasons is our ports. It’s a monopoly. They run very poorly. And we have ships that are stuck in the ocean for three or four days or a week, and all that cost is transferred to the products and the consumer.
Whereas a competitive firm must sell at the market price, a monopoly owns its market, so it can set its own prices. Since it has no competition, it produces at the quantity and price combination that maximizes its profits.
Traditional consumer finance has been unfair for decades. Banks have had a monopoly on financial services and have been able to overcharge and underserve consumers.
I get more upset at losing at other things than chess. I always get upset when I lose at Monopoly.
I’d like to play the voice of the Iron in the Monopoly movie.
They will come to learn in the end, at their own expense, that it is better to endure competition for rich customers than to be invested with monopoly over impoverished customers.
Take away the government’s monopoly, and private groups will do it better.
If it were necessary to give the briefest possible definition of imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.
What happens is, you write a spec, people get it, they see your writing, they see you’re good, they bring you into their office, and they say, ‘Boy, that spec was really good – we’ll never make that in a million years. We have rights to the board game of Monopoly. What do you think about a Monopoly movie?’
NASA’s myriad failures are in many ways the natural consequence of a catastrophic combination of bureaucracy, monopoly, and a calcifying aversion to the kind of risk necessary for innovation.
But no man has a monopoly of conscience.
Anyone who thinks they have a monopoly on truth, and there is only one way to see the world, always gets us into trouble.
I think it would be bad for storytellers in general if one company was able to seize a 40-50-60% share in storytelling. I don’t think monopoly market shares are good for society, and I think they’d be particularly bad for society and storytellers if they were achieved in the storytelling genre.
The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian theory is true.
No one country has a team that hold a monopoly on the league like Maccabi does in Israel.
Oftentimes, even as a little kid, I would get up before anyone else. My brother would still be sleeping, my mom would still be sleeping, so I would literally play ‘Monopoly’ by myself. I would play board games; I would do things by myself.
The university is in danger of losing its monopoly, and for good reason. The most visible threat are the new online courses, many of them free, with some of the best professors in their respective fields.
I think that Microsoft will increasingly feel margin pressure from Linux as well as people saying: well actually the applications that really matter to me are not on my PC. And so they’re going to be able to extract less of a monopoly rent, so to speak.
Kissinger’s monopoly on this historical record has driven many scholars to distraction. Groups of lawyers, scholars, journalists and archivists have used pronunciamento, lawsuit, and other crowbars in a usually vain effort to open Kissinger’s Library of Congress cache.
Homophobia is not the monopoly of any one country, culture, or religion.
Microsoft’s intentions must be judged by Microsoft’s actions, not Microsoft’s words. Their actions speak plainly enough: they are working to turn today’s open-PC ecosystem into a closed, Microsoft-controlled distribution and commerce monopoly.
Anybody whose film becomes a hit is a superstar. Today there is somebody, and tomorrow there will be somebody else. No single woman or man has a monopoly for all time.
Rules designed for the Ma Bell monopoly during the era of rotary phones were a poor fit for the greatest innovation of our time, the Internet.
There is no doubt at all that the government monopoly over the insurance business had to end. There is a crying need for better service, more innovation, and a comprehensive insurance cover.